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Andy Beshear vetoes voter ID bill, says it would ‘create an obstacle’ to voting

Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday vetoed a controversial bill that would have required people to show photo identification before they could vote in Kentucky elections.

In his veto message, Beshear wrote Senate Bill 2 “would create an obstacle to the ability of Kentuckians to exercise their right to vote, resulting in fewer people voting and undermining our democracy.”

Women lawmakers are leading the way for the General Assembly

I’ve been able to follow the 2020 legislative session by watching live or archived videos of committee meetings and floor debates anywhere there’s a WIFI signal. I have been appalled at some of the issues our legislators prioritize and disappointed with their inability to stand up for what’s right.

NKY chapter hosts Coffee for the Commonwealth

State Representatives Rachel Roberts and Kim Moser talk with Campbell County residents

During this past session of the Kentucky General Assembly, members of the Kentucky General Assembly hosted conversations at local coffeeshops with legislators.

‘Perversion of democracy’ underway in Frankfort as lawmakers continue to meet amid pandemic

In the middle of a worldwide pandemic and national crisis, when every credible governmental official and health expert is telling us to practice social distancing and stay at home, the Kentucky legislature continues to meet. It is considering bills that have nothing to do with helping the state through the coronavirus crisis.

What a perversion of democracy.

KFTC statement and action on COVID-19

Updated, Friday March 13, 2020

We are Kentuckians. We Choose Each Other.

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